December's SEL Word is: ASPIRE The meaning of ASPIRE is to seek to attain or accomplish a particular goal (Mirriam-Webster). What have you accomplished this year?
All Williston Basin School District #7 Schools and Offices will be closed on Friday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. Thank you to all who have served.
WBSD7 Food Drive! We are having a district-wide food drive next week! Please consider donating shelf-stable items such as canned fruits, canned veggies, macaroni and cheese, ramen noodles, peanut butter, instant oatmeal packs, cereal, breakfast bars, pop-tarts, Hamburger Helper, canned chicken, soup, instant mashed potatoes, etc. along with personal hygiene items. You can drop off your donations at any of our schools' main offices.
Reminder: All Williston Basin School District #7 schools and offices will be closed on Monday, September 5th in honor of Labor Day.
Interested in volunteering in our schools? We would ♥ to have you! You can volunteer in 5 easy steps: 1) Get Fingerprinted 2) Complete Paperwork 3) Pass the Background Check 4) Get your Badge 5) Volunteer! To read our Volunteer Policy, click here: http://www.ndsba.org/policies/WillistonBasin/pdfs/KAAB.pdf#search=%22volunteer%22 For more information/questions, contact Barb Erickson at (701)572-1580 ext. 01012 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This week, the Williston Police Department will be conducting active shooter training at the Bakken Elementary and Williston Middle School buildings. During this time, the public is not allowed on either campus. Thank you @Williston Police Department North Dakota for your dedication to the safety of our students and staff.
You're invited to attend a community forum to meet our new superintendent Dr. Richard Faidley, and share your thoughts, challenges, and ideas for the future of Round Prairie Elementary. When: Wednesday, June 22, 20222 Times: 12:00 p.m. at WBSD7 District Office, 1201 9th Ave NW 5:00 p.m. at Round Prairie Elementary, 5098 151st Ave NW For a printable flyer, please visit: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/2182/WBSD_7/2182163/SAVE_THE_DATE.pdf
Ok, one more time! It was brought to our attention that we missed Clorox wipes for some of the classes in our last school supply list😕 Please use this updated list. https://www.willistonschools.org/documents/supply-lists/219281
The 22-23 School Supply list has been updated for Grade 6 students. To view/print, please click visit: https://www.willistonschools.org/documents/supply-lists/219281
It's officially the last day of school! We hope everyone has a safe and wonderful Summer, and we can't wait to see you in August!
WBSD7 will be having their Summer Meal Program again this year! This is available for all students 18 and under. Any questions, please contact Lynelle Johnson at email@example.com.
When it comes to protecting your health, immunizations are one of the most effective tools we have for minimizing the spread of infectious disease. In this week's Partners in Health article, "Immunizations protect you for a lifetime," Dr. Mulu discusses the recommended immunizations for children. https://www.chistalexiushealth.org/health-information/health-topics/immunizations-protect-you-lifetime
Parents of current 4th-8th graders: Interested in having your student attend a hands-on science trip to Florida in 2023? Come to the Parents Meeting on Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00 p.m. in room #221 of Bakken Elementary to find out more! For more information, visit https://worldstrides.com/itineraries/florida-splash-into-science/ or contact Meghan Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How much sleep should your child be getting? Learn this and more about healthy sleep in this week's Partners in Health article, "Sleep is a Superpower for Super Days." https://www.chistalexiushealth.org/health-information/health-topics/sleep-superpower-super-days
Kindergarten Screening: We are having a Spring Session of Kindergarten Screening this year on May 17th, 18th, & 19th. Schools will contact the parents of upcoming kindergarten students who have already registered for school.
As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to an end, we want to say THANK YOU to all of our AMAZING teachers in the district. They say it takes special people to do the jobs that you do, and we couldn't agree more. We appreciate all of your hard work and dedication to our students.
The Summer After School Program is now open for registration for the 2022 summer sessions! This program is open for students entering 1st-6th grade in the Fall of 2022. Students will do daily activities and field trips such as Fort Buford, Minot Zoo, ARC, Trampoline Park, etc. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided. For more information and to print the registration forms, please visit https://www.willistonschools.org/page/summer-after-school-program. For any questions about the Summer After School Program, please contact GNWEC at (701)609-5681 ext. 5 or email email@example.com.
The SEL word for May is Grit - I can, I will. Let's all show some grit as we finish the school year strong!
An update from Lori Olson, Interim Superintendent: Lewis & Clark, Rickard, Hagan, McVay, Wilkinson, Bakken, ASB Innovation Academy, WMS, Del Easton, and WHS: School will be back in session tomorrow, April 26th. Round Prairie and Garden Valley: These schools will remain closed until electricity has been restored. We will continue to update parents daily. Missouri Ridge: Currently, there is no electricity, but power companies are working right now to get it up and running. We will update you as soon as we hear from the power company. Thank you for your understanding during this, and we look forward to having everyone back in class soon!
A message from Lori Olson, Interim Superintendent: Due to the many impacts of this recent snowstorm, we will be cancelling school for Monday, April 25, 2022. All buildings will be closed this day, and only our maintenance staff will be working during this emergency. Currently, electricity is down in all our buildings with no estimate of when it will be restored. The City of Williston has also informed us that they will not begin clearing school routes until Monday morning at the earliest. We will continue to monitor these situations and will let you know on Monday if school will be impacted again on Tuesday.